Why is Li Ziqi so popular? What exactly are Liziqi fans looking for in her videos? These questions are not only in our minds, they are also asked by a growing number of academic researchers. It’s not a surprise. Li Ziqi’s story is so fascinating that it deserves sociological studies. One of China’s top institutions, Renmin University, is doing just that. A group of students have reached out to us… Read More »University Survey about Li Ziqi and Her International Fans
Li Ziqi hasn’t uploaded any new videos since Life of Cotton, from more than a month ago. She doesn’t post on Chinese social networks either. However, her assistant, Min Guo, has been updating Liziqi fans regularly, including their effort of donating medical supplies to hospitals fighting the Coronavirus ourbreak. On February 20, Min Guo posted a few images on Weibo, as well as a brief update. She mentioned that Liziqi’s… Read More »Update on Liziqi amid CoronaVirus Outbreak
The virus outbreak has paralyzed the City of Wuhan, and put many surrounding cities in total lock-down. As a result, medical supplies are quickly depleting in the region. Almost all hospitals are in dire need of face masks, medical gloves, safety goggles, and protective clothing. Some have completely run out. There are images showing nurses cutting transparent folders and using them as shields. Others are making face masks with hospital… Read More »Team Liziqi Donates Medical Supplies to Fight Virus Outbreak
If you’re a fan of Li Ziqi, sooner or later you’ll hear about Dianxi Xiaoge. They’re both YouTube stars from China, both exceptional in making gourmet food, and yes, both produce amazing videos that showcase their unbelievable skills and gorgeous scenery around their home towns.Read More »Li Ziqi vs. Dianxi Xiaoge: Similar Idea, Different Style, Equally Amazing
I only heard about Li Ziqi in December of 2019. I’m sure most of you reading this blog knew about her way before me.Read More »Liziqi: Behind the Scenes Footage, and a Heart-Breaking Letter Written in 2017
Li Ziqi has a personal assistant: Minguo (民国). Although she doesn’t show up in Ziqi’s videos very often, in reality she takes care of many things. She’s the real insider.
Minguo has her own Weibo account with more than 400K followers. She posts pictures, videos, and interesting tidbits that don’t make it to Li Ziqi’s official Weibo.Read More »Behind the Scene: Li Ziqi Falling off a Big Rock, Literally
You’re a Li Ziqi fan. You love her videos! You want to tell all your friends about her…..and then you realized, you still can’t pronounce her name. Well, you’re not the only one. English speakers will likely struggle with the pronunciation of “qi.” There’s nothing in English that sounds like it, and as a result, you’ll probably say “key” instead. I’ll try my best to explain how Li Ziqi’s name… Read More »How do you pronounce Li Ziqi’s name? Liziqi pronunciation in English
*** To protect Liziqi’s privacy, we won’t reveal her location. ***
Li Ziqi’s fans are all familiar with her home and village. The kitchen, the garden, citrus trees, rice farms, creeks and mountains. Together they form the beautiful setting for all of her videos.
But where is it?Read More »Where does Li Ziqi Live? Some Reporters Found Her Home
Recently Goldthread traveled to Li Ziqi’s home and conducted an interview. It’s well known that Li Ziqi rarely talks to the media, let along with an English-language outlet. So although the interview is pretty short, it does offer a rare opportunity to see some behind-the-scene footage. In addition, Goldthread published an excellent piece in the South China Morning Post. Their article provided more information about Liziqi than what’s shown in… Read More »Goldthread Exclusive Interview With Li Ziqi